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Grantsmanship 2.0—Introduction to Multi-Investigator Proposals

February 26, 2019

Most readers of this column are very familiar with research grants to single PIs. However, you may know far less…

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Women in Cell Biology Events and Awards at 2018 ASCB|EMBO Meeting

October 10, 2018

We all constantly negotiate with our colleagues, our bosses, our grad students, and with our partners and other family members.…

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The Science and Art of Mentoring

August 20, 2018
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We often do not seize the numerous opportunities we are afforded to shape the learning experiences of our mentees, let…

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Insights for STEM researchers on going global: A voice from the social sciences

April 17, 2018
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Increasing American women’s representation and impact in scientific and technical fields is not only a national imperative—it’s a global goal,…

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Biotech has a woman problem

March 21, 2018
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The biotechnology industry in the United States is envied and emulated around the world, and is poised to grow explosively…

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Learning the Art of Leading a Lab

November 13, 2017
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The career objective of many junior scientists is to become a PI—to finally be the person to define the vision…

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Peer mentoring: colleagues as a resource for your career development

October 12, 2017
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“Find a good mentor.” At each level of our career, this is the advice we receive from well-meaning advisors.1 Professional…

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IWISE: The New York Stem Cell Foundation's strategies for advancing women in science

July 12, 2017
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The mission of the New York Stem Cell Foundation (NYSCF) is to accelerate cures for the major diseases of our…

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The Perfect Poster: Let your objective, message, and audience shape your presentation

June 1, 2017

Meeting posters are key message boards for junior scientists to communicate not just their research findings and ideas, but also…

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Niche Mentoring: How to Give Advice and Offer Help from Your Areas of Strength

May 16, 2017
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Most of us have seen or heard about extraordinary mentors (e.g., reference 1), just as most of us have seen…

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